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Arc the Lad


Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Arc
Japanese: アークザラッド

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 1999 to Sep 11, 1999
Premiered: Spring 1999
Broadcast: Mondays at 19:00 (JST)
Licensors: ADV Films
Studios: Bee Train
Source: Game
Duration: 22 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 6.611 (scored by 4,186 users)
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Ranked: #50512
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Popularity: #3257
Members: 11,408
Favorites: 14
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Episodes: /26
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Synopsis

The story follows Elk, a bounty hunter in some strange futuristic world. On this world archaic but advanced technology exists side by side with primitive attitudes, beasts and magic. In other words it's got a bit of everything. It also has an evil conspiracy who are able to produce powerful monsters called chimera, who can also appear as human. Naturally it is not long before Elk has rescued a young female beast-master and gained himself some serious enemies.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kawasaki, Itsurou
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Series Composition
Tada, Shunsuke
Episode Director, Storyboard
Takagi, Shigeki
Episode Director
Terahigashi, Katsumi
Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

"Arc the Lad ~Main Theme~" by Masahiro Andou

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Happy Tomorrow" by NiNa (eps 01-12)
#2: "Rest in Peace" by NiNa (eps 13-26)



More reviewsReviews

Jan 3, 2014
hyperknees91 (All reviews)
Arc the Lad, the adventure show that's just a touch darker then others of its type.

Story

The story follows a young hunter named Elk and his quest for revenge against the infamous Arc. Although it starts off simply, things gradually grow more complex as soon as our so called antagonist enter the picture. Still the main point of this series is to show the growth of Elk and the heroine Lieza as characters. What can revenge do to a person, what can being overwhelmed by hatred hope to accomplish? Though these may be questions that other shows have presented as well, it's executed well read more

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